Changing Faces

Whatever else is written about the Arizona Diamondbacks this season, they deserve this much: The team wasn’t afraid to take a risk. The D-Backs finished last season as a disappointing third in the NL West. The team brass responded by trading their franchise player—the hyper-talented but maddeningly inconsistent Justin Upton—to the Atlanta Braves for third baseman Martin Prado and a boatload of prospects. It’s the sort of trade that could launch the D-Backs into title contention if it works out. It’s the sort of trade that could get a ton of people fired if it doesn’t. And it’s the sort of trade that looms in the background as the Diamondbacks start the 2013 season.

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Chase Field

401 E. Jefferson St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

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Arizona will open the season at Chase Field on Monday, April 1, against the St. Louis Cardinals in a duel between pitchers Adam Wainwright and Ian Kennedy.


Mon., April 1, 7:10 p.m.; April 2-3, 6:40 p.m., 2013
 
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